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Minnesota Opera’s new VP, artistic, is from Baylor School of Music and Wolf Trap Opera

Pioneer Press 19 Oct 2021
Minnesota Opera announced ... His other appointments include serving on the New York Festival of Song Artist Council since 2018, teaching at the Shepherd School of Music at Rice University in Houston, Texas, and working as senior coach and chorus master at the Aspen Opera Theater.

Texas Education Agency (TEA) Says Indoor Anti-virus Air Filtration Systems Can Increase Student Attendance & Health

Killeen Daily Herald 19 Oct 2021
HOUSTON, Oct ... Brown Convention Center (Houston, TX), University of Houston's Moores School of Music and Opera House and to the Wortham Center for the Performing Arts (Houston, TX) ... Independent research was led by the Texas Center for SuperConductivity at the University of Houston, ...

Music returning in bursts of live performances

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette 17 Oct 2021
There was no chance Van Morrison was going to agree to be vaccinated to perform at the Santa Barbara Bowl ... That put AEG Presents in a pickle ... "But they've been respectful and not argumentative ... The Houston Grand Opera, after consulting with lawyers and surveying patrons, will require masks at performances when it opens its season this month.

New designer ushers in new era of Texas Rose Festival

Tyler Morning Telegraph 16 Oct 2021
Highlights of his career include new musicals with John Kander and Sarah Ruhl; “Orphée” at the Des Moines Metro Opera and Portland Opera; “The Flying Dutchman” at the Atlanta Opera, Cincinnati Opera and Houston Grand Opera; and the contemporized production of “Les Misérables” at the Dallas Theater Center.
photo: Creative Commons / Antonio Campoy
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Earth could be ALIEN to humans by 2500: Shocking images reveal how the Amazon will ...

The Daily Mail 14 Oct 2021
In one song by English pop band Busted, 'not much has changed' by the year 3000, 'but they live underwater'. New climate predictions, however, paint a less rosy future ... Pictured ... Alongside the royal residence, other famous buildings under threat include the Brighton Palace Pier, the Houston Space Center in Texas and the Sydney Opera House ... Share ... .

Iconic Songs, Jealousy and Death Take to the Stage Once Again in HGO's Carmen

Houston Press 12 Oct 2021
Houston Grand Opera has brought back Bizet's Carmen, this time with former HGO studio artist (2012-14) Carolyn Sproule in the demanding lead role ... Sproule, a graduate of The Julliard School who got her master's at Rice University and went to the Metropolitan Opera in New York after leaving Houston, describes Carmen as "an iconic mezzo soprano role.

TTU School of Music announces appointment of guest maestros

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal 10 Oct 2021
Later in the season, Subbaraman will conduct the Texas Tech Opera Orchestra in Gerald Dolter's production of Johann Strauss' “Die Fledermaus.” The performances are scheduled for 7 p.m ... Subbaraman is the co-founder and artistic director of Houston's Opera Vista and a Texas Tech School of Music alumnus.

NCJW Greater Houston back in the saddle with 2021 gala

Jewish Herald Voice 07 Oct 2021
National Council of Jewish Women Greater Houston Section once again is saddling up and hosting its 2021 Boots & Bling gala on Saturday, Oct ... The online auction is planned to include a beach home in Galveston; a four-bedroom townhouse in Vail, Colo; tickets to the Houston Grand Opera Ball; and dinner for 12 at Tony’s Restaurant in the wine library.

American composer and SC native Carlisle Floyd dies at age of 95

The Post and Courier 04 Oct 2021
Anderson professor at the University of Houston, where he co-founded the Houston Opera Studio, working with Houston Grand Opera to to cultivate young singers ... In 2000, "Cold Sassy Tree" premiered; and in 2016, "Prince of Players," a chamber music opera produced by Houston Grand Opera, which was nominated for a Grammy Award.

Victoria Symphony returns with 'a breath of fresh air'

Victoria Advocate 02 Oct 2021
Buy Now. Music director Darryl One directs the symphony during a rehearsal Sept. 18 at the Victoria Fine Arts Center. Duy Vu . ... Before coming to the Victoria Symphony, the Houston resident said she toured with the New York City and Houston operas ... On Sept ... Victoria Fine Arts Center, 1002 Sam Houston Drive Concert Series 2 - Take 5 to TAKE3.

Lyric Opera’s ‘Florencia en el Amazonas’ among the highlights in classical music season this fall, winter

Chicago Sun-Times 01 Oct 2021
Ana María Martínez sings the title role in the Spanish opera “Florencia en el Amazonas” at the Houston Grand Opera. She will reprise the role in Lyric Opera’s production opening in November ... Lynn Lane/Houston Grand Opera ... That’s exactly what Lyric Opera of Chicago ( ) is doing with its Nov.

Symphony NH reaches deal with fired conductor days before trial was to start

Union Leader 28 Sep 2021
Just days before it was to go to trial, Nashua-based Symphony New Hampshire settled a lawsuit filed by the music director it fired in 2017 ... McPhee had filed suit in the case in 2018, and trial in U.S ... 21 ... Robert Oot ... He has been guest conductor with the Houston and New York City ballets and the Ukraine National Opera Orchestra ... ....

Jewish Book & Arts Festival brings best-selling authors to Houston in November

Jewish Herald Voice 24 Sep 2021
to 3 p.m., will transport children – from newborns to age 10, into the wonders of Ezra Jack Keats’ beloved children’s book, “The Snowy Day.” The J has partnered with the Houston Grand Opera, which will premiere “The Snowy Day” opera this holiday season, created by Joel Thompson and Andrea Davis Pinkney.